Our Programs

Immersive international experiences for ages 18-22

Programs departing in Spring 2021
EF Gap Year Program

Departure: March 2021
Length: 18 weeks (abbreviated itinerary)

Live in different parts of the world, experiencing 3 destinations in depth. Choose where to learn a language, participate in service learning, and intern.

EF Gap Semester Programs

Departure: March 2021
Length: 12 weeks

Live in different parts of the world, experiencing 2 destinations in depth. Combine language study, service learning, and/or an internship.

Costa Rica Immersion

Departure: April 2021
Length: 8 weeks

Build Spanish fluency through immersive learning and collaborate with local NGOs to make a hands-on contribution to the community.

Programs departing in Summer 2021
Sustainable Development in Costa Rica

Departure: July 2021
Length: 4 weeks

Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and learn how to make a sustainable impact in the world's eco-tourism capital.

Global Business Strategy in London

Departure: July 2021
Length: 3 weeks

Take a deep dive into the world of international business while living in the heart of London.

Programs departing in Fall 2021
EF Gap Year Program

Departure: September 2021
Length: 25 weeks

Live in different parts of the world, experiencing 3 destinations in depth. Choose where to learn a language, participate in service learning, and intern.

EF Gap Semester Programs

Departure: September 2021
Length: 12 weeks

Live in different parts of the world, experiencing 2 destinations in depth. Combine language study, service learning, and/or an internship.

Explore our program modules

Every EF Gap is comprised of different program modules. Some give you the ability to customize your destination, while others are fixed. Learn more about these building blocks below.

  • European Immersion

    Every EF Gap Year and Semester kicks off with a two-week guided tour of Europe. You'll visit London, Amsterdam, Paris, and finish in Barcelona.

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  • Internship

    Live and intern in your choice of international cities and experience 9 to 5 working life. Available as part of EF Gap Year and Semester.

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  • Language Study

    Take an immersive language course in the city of your choice. Study Spanish, Italian, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, or Japanese. Available as part of any program.

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  • Australia / New Zealand Immersion

    Set off on the ultimate road trip in the middle of your gap year: a three-week immersion Down Under. Available as part of EF Gap Year only.

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  • Service Learning

    Collaborate with local social enterprises to support community efforts in Latin America, Africa, or Asia. Available as part of any program.

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  • EF Leadership Academy

    All EF Gap programs culminate in a week of reflection, workshops, and seminars led by experts in business and international relations.

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Destinations

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Risk-free cancellation means you can book with confidence.

Thinking about traveling in the coming year? Our flexible booking policies and risk-free cancellation options mean that you can book your gap experience with confidence. For more details, speak to one of our EF Gap Year Advisors, or see our full booking conditions here.

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Have questions? Our gap year consultants have answers.

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